Electronic Design September 2013 Issue

Electronic Design Magazine 09/2013 - Free subscriptionHere is new edition of Electronic Design magazine. In September 2013 issue, you can get latest technical information needed by electronic engineers and engineering managers.

FEATURES

Get Your Prescription For Personal Medical Electronics
Leading-edge technologies coming together promise to revolutionize healthcare by focusing on the patient, reducing costs, accelerating diagnostics and therapeutics, and improving delivery.

Industry Organizations Launch To Provide Linux Support
The Yocto Project and the GENIVI Alliance deliver customized Linux platforms for embedded and automotive applications.

Look Inside Programmable MEMS Clock Chips
A summary of the history of integrated circuits for clocking digital devices, following the trend toward the use of MEMS structures for resonators, with broad a description of how they are employed in chips from SiTime, Silicon Labs, IDT, and others. Article links to two sub-articles describing specifics of devices from two companies.

Test ANR Functionality On Your LTE Devices
As the first self-organizing network (SON) feature utilized in today’s LTE networks, automatic neighbor relation (ANR) is in high demand by network operators. With the planned progression of networks towards LTE-Advanced and heterogeneous networks, ANR is becoming more important, and so is testing the functionality on an LTE-capable, multi-mode wireless device.

IDEAS FOR DESIGN

Determine Equivalent ESR, Ripple Voltage, And Currents For Unequal Capacitors In Parallel
Capacitors are used in parallel to provide special performance attributes; however, it’s difficult to determine critical performance specifics of ESR, high-frequency ripple voltage, and individual RMS currents when they have unequal values. This numerical approach provides a straightforward solution to calculating the values based on published specifications.

Circuit Generates High-Frequency Sine/Cosine Waves From Square-Wave Input
Direct digital synthesis ICs can convert square waves to sine/cosine waves but their complexity is a disadvantage. This circuit uses simple CMOS logic and two switched-capacitor filters to perform the conversion.

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Electronic Design serves the technical information needs of electronic engineers and engineering managers responsible for the design and development of EOEM products and systems. Readers are kept abreast of the rapid advances in technology and their applications at the chip, board and systems levels.

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